A Microsoft Patch recently released breaks vSphere client functionality. If you receive the following error while trying to connect to vCenter:
Could Not Connect: Error parsing the server “insert your virtual center server” “clients.xml” file. Login will continue, contact your system administrator.
Then you’ll want to read below to quicly get back on track.
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With EMC PowerPath/VE, you can now deliver advanced PowerPath features to streamline and automate I/O performance of VMware vSphere (ESX server 4) virtual environments.
With EMC PowerPath/VE, you can standardize path management across heterogeneous physical and virtual environments and automate and optimize virtual server, storage, and path utilization in a dynamic virtual environment. This eliminates the need to manually load-balance virtual machines and I/O-intensive applications in hyper-consolidated environments.
The trial software may be downloaded on Powerlink or off of EMC Community Network (ECN), see appropriate path and URL below:
Powerlink: Home > Support > Software Downloads and Licensing > Downloads P-R > PowerPath for VMware
ECN: PowerPath/VE Community on EMC Community Network (ECN)
You may also contact your eGroup account manager with any questions!
VMware announced yesterday the release of SRM 4.0– fully compatible with vSphere 4. With hardware compatibility aside, there is now no reason to NOT upgrade your ESX/ESXi servers to vSphere 4 (assuming you have an Active SnS contract).
Here are the new features in SRM 4.0
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Join one of our Webinars to get the facts on your current vSphere 4 Entitlements, Upgrade Paths, Promotional Pricing and eGroup Professional Services! Let us guide you in your journey to Cloud!
Choose from 2 convenient times – Please click on a date below to register:
Wednesday, August 19th from 9:00-9:30 A.M.
Friday, August 21st from 9:00-9:30 A.M.
Click here to access the vSphere 4 Resource Center.
Everyone who joins us will receive a gift certificate to Dunkin Donuts!
Contact eGroup to take advantage of discounted product offers and efficient migration services.VMware announced on 7/7/09 that it is offering existing Virtual Iron customers an easy way to migrate Virtual Iron software deployments to VMware vSphere. In light of news reports that Oracle will discontinue development and support of existing Virtual Iron products, Virtual Iron customers immediately have a cost-effective way to upgrade to VMware vSphere 4.. Qualifying Virtual Iron customers with active support contracts are eligible to receive a 40% discount off VMware list prices of certain VMware vSphere 4 products and a 10% discount off of Support and Subscription contracts.
As a VMware Enterprise Authorized Consulting Partner, eGroup has the experience and expertise to enable Virtual Iron customers to maximize VMware discounts while ensuring that their platform migrations are as seamless as possible.
Existing Virtual Iron customers can learn more about how to migrate to VMware vSphere 4 by contacting eGroup at Sales@eGroup-us.com or 1-877-eGROUP-1.